Strawberries and Cream Buttercream recipe

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1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
1 stick salted butter, softened
7 cups confectioners' sugar, or more as needed
¼ cup frozen sliced strawberries in sugar, thawed
1 teaspoon strawberry extract
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
1 drop red food coloring, or as desired

Nutrition Info

210.4 calories
carbohydrate: 36.9 g
cholesterol: 20.4 mg
fat: 7.1 g
fiber: : -
protein: 0.8 g
saturatedFat: 4.5 g
servingSize: -
sodium: 55.3 mg
sugar: 36 g
transFat: : -
unsaturatedFat: : -


  1. Beat cream cheese and butter together in a mixing bowl using an electric mixer until smooth and creamy. Add 1 cup confectioner's sugar, strawberries, strawberry extract, vanilla extract, and red food coloring. Mix on medium speed until smooth. Gradually add remaining confectioner's sugar, 1 cup at a time as needed, until desired consistency is reached.

Recipe Yield

24 servings

Recipe Note

Smooth and creamy strawberry buttercream made with real strawberries and cream cheese. Tastes like a strawberry smoothie! This recipe will generously frost 24 cupcakes or 1 cake. Refrigerate if not using immediately. You may need to return frosting to room temperature before using.

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